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Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   01-13-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 20,437
Posted By lilpea
Responding to original question: I think there...

Responding to original question:
I think there is a certain proportion of the members who don't want to hold onto the females - this is their 'boys own adventure' fantasy where they can be some...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-12-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,557
Posted By lilpea
It will get better I assure you. I am a...

It will get better I assure you. I am a non-adventurous chick who first saw snow and hopped on a board at the age of 30. First day I cried on the slope. Now 5 years later I am hooked, I love it. ...
Forum: Japan   01-12-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,139
Posted By lilpea
I have a trip booked to Niseko again this year...

I have a trip booked to Niseko again this year (March) but next year would love to try somehwere else. The hubby and I are into the snowboarding but equally into the food and relax aspects. Your...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-07-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 16,807
Posted By lilpea
Ha ha ha I meant its like being in Australia...

Ha ha ha
I meant its like being in Australia as you are surrounded by Aussies (as one who has been living outside Aus for years, when I arrived, all I could hear around me were...other Australians)...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-07-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 16,807
Posted By lilpea
Going to Niseko for second time in February. Its...

Going to Niseko for second time in February. Its wonderful, fresh soft snow continously (so much that sometimes you don't quite know which way is up) and great food. The terrain is not as steep or...
Forum: Boards   01-07-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By lilpea
I just got a GNU Pickle and can't say enough nice...

I just got a GNU Pickle and can't say enough nice things about it. I am intermediate, about 5 years into this now and my first board was a Salomon regular camber style. The Pickle is a rocker...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   01-07-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,831
Posted By lilpea
Why so nasty? This thread is a simple request...

Why so nasty? This thread is a simple request for recommendations. If no recommendations then please refrain from commenting.

I have bought oakley in sunglasses for years, now goggles. The last...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   01-06-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,802
Posted By lilpea
I find the womens skiing jackets are more fitted...

I find the womens skiing jackets are more fitted around the waist and the snowboarding jackets tend to be looser, more appropriate to the range of motion.
I think skiing jackets that nip in at the...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   01-06-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,831
Posted By lilpea
Ah yes - I have learned the hard way on touching...

Ah yes - I have learned the hard way on touching the inside of the goggles. There was ice so I tried to clean it off. Anyway, thanks for that tip - I won't make that mistake again. Still, I am on...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   01-05-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,831
Posted By lilpea
Non-scratch Goggle Lenses

I am officially boycotting Oakley. They make the worst lenses ever - from sunglasses to goggles, even the merest hint of lint causes scratches.
Please can someone recommend quality, durable goggles...
Forum: Boards   12-25-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,779
Posted By lilpea
I have one and I love it. Really not sure why...

I have one and I love it. Really not sure why you find it so upsetting. First world concerns?
Forum: Bindings   01-20-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,935
Posted By lilpea
I also had a lot of trouble with toeside. The...

I also had a lot of trouble with toeside. The thing which worked for me was setting back a bit (ie moving bindings towards the back of the board, like a powder setup). It was an instant fix, almost...
Forum: Japan   01-09-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,344
Posted By lilpea
Thanks for all the replies. I will rent a powder...

Thanks for all the replies. I will rent a powder board if my regular doesn't work. I am actually only 100km north of Niseko so its hard to believe theres so much more powder. I'm really excited...
Forum: Japan   01-09-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,344
Posted By lilpea
True, in the scheme of the several thousand euros...

True, in the scheme of the several thousand euros its nothing, but I was still miffed at the cost. I have in the past bought all-mountain tickets but only ventured around my resort as I was a...
Forum: Japan   01-09-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,344
Posted By lilpea
Niseko All Mountain Pass vs Village Pass?

Hi all, I am off to Niseko for 7 days of skiing in Feb and just a bit shocked by the cost of the all mountain pass - 365 euro!! Compared to a 3 Valleys pass (250 euro, for twice as many runs I think)...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-05-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,290
Posted By lilpea
Keep going. I was the same - started at the age...

Keep going. I was the same - started at the age of 30, never any snow experience before that. My first year I did 4 days (um, hated it...), 2nd year did 6 days and at the end of that could link...
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